Amendment requires that communications equipment authorized for purchase under the Grant Program be interoperable with local, State, and Federal governments; and requires that the "mechanisms for sharing terrorism threat information" funded under these grants also be interoperable with local, State, and Federal agencies.

Purpose:

An amendment numbered 8 printed in House Report 109-450 to ensure that communications equipment purchased, and mechanisms for sharing terrorism threat information established, under the new Port Security Grant program are interoperable with Federal, State, and local agencies.

House Amendment Code:

(A008)

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